Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Included are company and governmental records (partial), news clippings, maps, photos, and research notes on logging and railroad companies of northeastern California.
Abstract Field notes and photographs of historic structures in Sparks, Nevada, compiled for a class in historic preservation at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Overview Stories of McGee's life with the Southern Pacific Railroad, mainly during his time working with steam engines from 1941-1956.
Abstract Includes train orders for some Nevada trains, 1896-1958; correspondence, 1892-1958; and time tables, 1914-1925. Of note in the orders are communiques regarding President Harding's funeral train and security precautions in World War II; and in the correspondence, the specifications for maximum railroad car sizes, instructions for transport of army personnel in World War II, and land grants and government financing of the Central Pacific Railroad during construction through Nevada.